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Stalin’s death mask unexpectedly fetches thousands at British auction

By ethan / August 10, 2018

A death mask of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin has sold for six times more than its expected sale price at a British auction house – racking up a price tag of $ 17,200 (£13,500). The bronze mask was auctioned along with two signed casts of the late Russian leader’s hands at Canterbury Auction Galleries in […]


Virginity auctions: Brit teens sell sex online as one offer fetches $1.5mn

By ethan / March 29, 2018

British teenagers are being encouraged to auction their virginity online after a woman from the UK broke the record for selling her first experience of sex. A website which is used as a platform to broker deals between virgins and those seeking sex with them has bragged of the huge sum collected by the 26-year-old. […]


Trump's black-marker Empire State Building sketch fetches $16,000 at auction

By ethan / October 21, 2017

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 03:26 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 03:29 California-based auction house Julien’s Auctions has sold Donald Trump’s sketch of the Empire State Building to a winning bid that far exceeded initial expectations. The 12-inch-by-9-inch drawing, made with a black marker, was created by Trump in the early 1990s during an art […]

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